• 13 Mar 2019

    Celebrating clear communications

    When was the last time you were on the receiving end of a dull presentation or boring talk? Too many of us will have a recent event in mind. That’s why it was great to be in a room full of people who have had communication skills training. These are professionals who know how to […]

  • 15 Jan 2019

    The ultimate communication skills training

    In essence, we take a bunch of agri-professionals and with three days of tips, techniques and tasks in our communication skills training course we help them to bloom.

    Communication skills in agriculture have never been more important. But don’t just take our word for it. We hear it from others all the time. It’s why we […]

  • 21 Jun 2018

    Showcasing careers in agriculture in film

    Who better to show and share to teenagers and young people what great careers there are in agriculture than young agri-professionals? In Green Shoots’ work in fields, offices food factories – and every stage in between – we have met some great young agriculturalists. So it was a pleasure to turn the cameras on them, […]

  • 09 Mar 2018

    Film showcases career as farm business administrator

    Behind – or at the heart of – every successful farm business there’s a career as a farm business administrator (FBA). East Anglian FBA Jenny Pine wanted a film to showcase the work: invoices sent, farm bills settled, wages paid, records kept and business decisions based on accurate records. It’s a brilliant job: challenging, interesting, satisfying and worthwhile. […]

  • 19 Feb 2018

    On course for more communication skills success

    There has never been a more important time for agri-professionals to build and use better communication skills. It was a great start to 2018 to have another group of eight East Anglians to do just that. We gathered together for three intense days of tips, techniques and tasks – otherwise known as communication skills training.
    Trust […]

  • 01 Nov 2017

    Demystifying making radio: AKA Mystery Island 

    It’s months in the making. When people ask us how long our radio documentaries for BBC World Service can take to make that can be the answer: months. That is certainly true of our latest – AKA Mystery Island – which is being broadcast this week around the world.
    getting inside Mystery Island Story

    First there’s lots […]

  • 18 Aug 2017

    The carrot and stick for website security

    There are changes coming that will make it more important than ever to secure websites. For many owners of websites, the purpose of a website is to make information public, so why is there a need to add additional security? Sure, if you took credit card payments or stored and processed confidential information then it […]

  • 19 May 2017

    AKA Mystery Island: tiny island, big story

    We are making our next one hour documentary for BBC World Service. It investigates the extraordinary growth of cruise ship traffic, in particular to Vanuatu. From this chain of islands in the South Pacific we report from the southernmost island of Aneityum and how the community of Anelguhat is managing the influx of as many as 30,000 cruise ship […]

  • 02 Mar 2017

    Our BBC World Service documentary – Horses for Courses

    Elegant, athletic and groomed to perfection, young thoroughbred horses are the focus for our latest radio documentary for BBC World Service. You can catch the broadcast live or online on the BBC World Service website.
    Capturing action and atmosphere

    Recording the programme involved Green Shoots spending long days at the historic Tattersalls auction site in Newmarket, Suffolk for […]